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Senior Estimator

Basildon, Essex
£45,000 to £50,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Success Recruit are currently working with a growing construction firm who are seeking to recruit an experienced Senior Estimator / Quantity Surveyor to manage the industrial and commercial estimating department based in South Essex. Our client welcomes ambitious and driven candidates who are happy to recommend new ideas and implement processes within this department of the business.

The successful Senior Estimator / QS will be an integral part of the business growth, supporting the management team and team of estimators to achieve maximum profit for the business.

The successful Senior Estimator / QS will be expected to:

  • Have a minimum of 5 years estimating experience within the construction sector
  • Be a strong team player and confident building and managing a small team
  • Ideally be qualified or working towards industry related qualification
  • Full driving licence due to visiting sites

The successful Senior Estimator / QS will be rewarded with:

  • The opportunity to join a respected and established growing business
  • Playing a pivotal role within the business growth
  • Career development over time within a long-term opportunity for personal progression and salary reviews

Job DescriptionThe Senior Estimator / Quantity Surveyor will work closely with the owners and estimating team. The purpose of the role is to ensure the business succeeds within the expansion and growth plans they have in place and ensuring all processes are streamlined to maximise the potential available.

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Retain and manage key existing customer relationships
  • Increase new customers from generated and confirmed leads
  • Follow up quotations in an efficient and timely manner
  • Return tenders from existing customers
  • Work closely with contracts manager communicating successful quotes
  • Manage, mentor, and improve existing estimating team
  • Support with growing the estimating team and carrying out recruitment
  • Implement a simplified estimating procedure with management
  • Continue to always support with high level of customer service, increasing awareness of all products to clients at every opportunity

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who enjoys working with autonomy and managing a small team that will be growing inline with company growth goals.

Hours:Monday to Friday 9-5pm

Salary:Circa £45- £50k dependant on experience

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  • Job Reference: 707321287-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Success Recruit Ltd
    Success Recruit Ltd
  • Location: Basildon, Essex
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent